Industry/Academic Partners

  • AGIP Oil Company
  • TOTAL E&P Nigeria Ltd
  • FUGRO Nigeria Limited
  • Shell Petroleum Development Company(SPDC)
  • Pollution Control & Environmental Management (POCEMA) Consultants
  • Nigeria Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP)
  • Emerald Energy Resources Limited
  • Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)
  • Keedak Nigeria Limited
  • Ansett Group
  • LASER Engineering Nigeria Limited

Among others, the following are partners from the industrial and professional bodies

  • Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM)
  • Nigerian Environmental Society (NES)
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • National Registry of Environmental Practitioners (NREP),USA
  • Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE
  • Nigeria Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP)
  • Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)


  • Total E & P Nig. Ltd (TEPNG) has an existing relationship with the University. It provides industry trainers, sponsors students and participates in field projects.
  • Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Nigeria has existing relationship with the University. Has established Professorial Chair in Petroleum Engineering and provides industry trainers and participate in field projects.
  • Schlumberger, Nigeria has an existing relationship with University. It provides the University with industry trainers and software
  • FUGRO Nig. Ltd provides industry trainers in Health Safety and Environment (HSE) and has endowed a professional Chair in Environmental Management at the university.
  • National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT), Zaria.
  • National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), Abuja.
  • Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Abuja.
  • Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Abuja.
  • Federal Ministry of Education(FMOE)
  • Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources(FMPR)
  • National Universities Commission (NUC)
  • Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) (R&D)
  • Nigeria Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB)

The Centre offers “Internationalization of Higher Education at Home”, through collaborative efforts of  high performance research teams to provide cutting edge research, value-added services in training and capacity building, applied technology transfer and thereby promoting home grown and regional research networks that will develop human capital that will enhance industrial and economic development in Africa.

Among the partnership academic institutions include


  • IFP School. France
  • University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • College of Engineering, Kwameh Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture(RUFORUM)
  • University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
  • Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • Moi University , Eldoret, Kenya
  • University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa . Ghana
  • Pan African Materials Institute (PAMI), Abuja
  • OAU ICT-Driven Knowledge Park(OAK-PARK)